(Update 9:52 a.m. Wednesday) – According to the St. Joseph Police Department, the child taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound Tuesday morning has died.
The victim has been identified as 2-year-old London Simmons.
A shooting was reported at 10:17 a.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of South 12th Street.
The incident is still under investigation.
Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday morning after a child was seriously injured.
According to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department, a shooting was reported at 10:17 a.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of South 12th Street. Wilson said when officers arrived, they found a young child with an apparent gunshot wound. The child was immediately transported to Mosaic Life Care for treatment of what were described as serious injuries.
No further details are available at this time.